To consider the report of the Director of Service Delivery, (copy enclosed, Members’ Update to be circulated)*.
Land South of Bouncers, Wickham Hall Lane, Wickham Bishops
Erection of stable building with associated ancillary facilities and storage for hay and feed.
Mrs P Green
Mr Kieron Lilley – Smart Planning Ltd
Target Decision Date
Reason for Referral to the Committee / Council
It was noted from the Members’ Update that since the agenda had been published one letter of objection had been received.
Following the Officer’s presentation, Mr Lilley, the Agent, addressed the Committee. The Chairperson then opened the discussion and a lengthily debate ensued after which Councillor S White proposed that the application be approved in accordance with the Officer’s recommendation and this was duly seconded. The Chairperson put the proposal to the Committee and following a vote it was agreed.
RESOLVED that the application be APPROVEDsubject to the following conditions:
1. The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.
2. The development herby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans: 21.7656/P201 Rev F, 21.7656/P202 Rev E, 21.7656/P203 Rev D, 21.7656/P204 Rev C.
3. Prior to their use in the development hereby approved, samples of the facing material to be used, including glazing, shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The works must then be carried out in accordance with the approved details
4. The trees and hedges identified for retention within the Arboricultural Impact Assessment (Arborterra Ltd 12th august 2022) which is attached to and forms part of this permission shall be protected during the course of the development. The trees and/or hedges shall be protected by measures which accord with British Standard 5837:2012 (Trees in Relation to Construction). The protective fencing and ground protection shall be erected before the commencement of any clearing, demolition and building operations and shall be maintained until all equipment, machinery and surplus materials have been removed from the site. Within the fenced protection zone(s) no materials shall be stored, no rubbish dumped, no fires lit and no buildings erected inside the fence, nor shall any change in ground level be made within the fenced area unless otherwise first agreed in writing by the local planning authority. If within five years from the completion of the development a tree or hedge shown to be retained is removed, destroyed, dies, or becomes, in the opinion of the local planning authority, seriously damaged or defective, a replacement shall be planted within the site of such species and size, and shall be planted at such time, as specified in writing by the local planning authority.
5. Full details of both hard and soft landscape works shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority prior to any works occurring above ground level at the application site. These details shall include, for example:
i. Proposes finished levels contours;
ii. Means of enclosure;
iii. Car parking layouts;
iv. Other vehicle and pedestrian access and circulation areas;
v. Hard surfacing materials;
vi. Minor artefacts and structures (e.g furniture, play equipment, refuse or other storage units, signs, lighting);
vii. Proposed and existing functional services above and below ground (e.g drainage power, communications cables, pipelines etc, indicating lines, manholes, supports);
viii. Retained historic landscape features and proposals for restoration, where relevant.
The soft landscape works shall be carried out as approved within the first available planting season (October to March inclusive) following the occupation of any part of the development hereby approved unless otherwise agreed in writing by the local planning authority. If within a period of five years from the date of the planting of any tree or plant, or any tree or plant planted in its replacement, is removed, uprooted, destroyed, dies, or becomes, in the opinion of the local planning authority, seriously damaged or defective, another tree or plant of the same species and size as that originally planted shall be planted in the same place, unless the local planning authority gives its written consent to any variation.
6. Prior to any works above ground level details of the foul drainage
scheme to serve the development shall be submitted to and agreed in writing
by the local planning authority. The agreed scheme shall be implemented prior to the first occupation of the development.
7. Prior to the first use of the building, a management plan shall be submitted to the Local Planning Authority and agreed, in writing demonstrating how feed will be delivered to the site and stored, including amounts and frequency, as well as how grazing will take place within the site.
8. The stables hereby permitted shall be used solely for the private stabling of horses and no business or commercial use including for the purposes of livery or any riding school activity shall take place at the site.
9. The stables hereby permitted shall not be used unless and until details of the arrangements for the storage, drainage and disposal of manure, bedding and liquid animal wastes have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. All such wastes shall be stored and disposed of in accordance with the scheme as approved.
10. There shall be no burning of animal stable wastes anywhere on the site as shown edged in red (or blue) on the plans which are attached to and form part of this permission.
11. No floodlighting or other external form of illumination of the site shall be
undertaken without the prior written approval of the local planning authority.
Before the development hereby permitted commences, details of an proposed
floodlighting and all other external illumination of the site shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. All illumination within the site shall be retained in accordance with the approved details. There shall be no other lighting of the external areas of the site unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.
12. No ménage, riding arena, hardstanding or similar finished surface shall be constructed within the site without the prior written approval of the Local Planning Authority.
13. All mitigation and enhancement measures and/or works shall be carried out in accordance with the details contained in the Preliminary Ecological Assessment (Plumb Associates, July 2022) as already submitted with the planning application and agreed in principle with the local planning authority prior to determination.
This may include the appointment of an appropriately competent person e.g. an ecological clerk of works (ECoW) to provide on-site ecological expertise during construction. The appointed person shall undertake all activities, and works shall be carried out, in accordance with the approved details.
14. A construction environmental management plan (CEMP: Biodiversity) shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority.
The CEMP (Biodiversity) shall include the following.
a) Risk assessment of potentially damaging construction activities.
b) Identification of “biodiversity protection zones”.
c) Practical measures (both physical measures and sensitive working practices) to avoid or reduce impacts during construction (may be provided as a set of method statements) including a precautionary method statement for Great Crested Newt.
d) The location and timing of sensitive works to avoid harm to biodiversity features.
e) The times during construction when specialist ecologists need to be present on site to oversee works.
f) Responsible persons and lines of communication.
g) The role and responsibilities on site of an ecological clerk of works (ECoW) or similarly competent person.
h) Use of protective fences, exclusion barriers and warning signs.
The approved CEMP shall be adhered to and implemented throughout the construction period strictly in accordance with the approved details, unless otherwise agreed in writing by the local planning authority
15. Biodiversity Enhancement Strategy for protected and Priority species shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority.
16. The content of the Biodiversity Enhancement Strategy shall include the following:
a) Purpose and conservation objectives for the proposed enhancement measures;
b) detailed designs to achieve stated objectives;
c) locations of proposed enhancement measures by appropriate maps and plans;
d) persons responsible for implementing the enhancement measures;
e) details of initial aftercare and long-term maintenance (where relevant).
17. The works shall be implemented in accordance with the approved details prior to occupation and shall be retained in that manner thereafter.
18. Prior to occupation of the development, the existing field access shall be upgraded and reconstructed at right angles to the highway boundary and to the existing carriageway as shown in principle on planning drawing no. 21.7656/P201 Rev F.
19. No unbound material shall be used in the surface treatment of the vehicular access within 6 metres of the highway boundary